1974 NC State Wolfpack football team

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1974 NC State Wolfpack football
North Carolina State University Athletic logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 9
AP No. 11
1974 record 9–2–1 (4–2 ACC)
Head coach Lou Holtz (3rd season)
Offensive coordinator Brian Burke (3rd season)
Home stadium Carter Stadium
(Capacity: 45,600)
Seasons
← 1973
1975 →
1974 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 13 Maryland $ 6 0 0     8 4 0
No. 11 NC State 4 2 0     9 2 1
Clemson 4 2 0     7 4 0
North Carolina 4 2 0     7 5 0
Duke 2 4 0     6 5 0
Virginia 1 5 0     4 7 0
Wake Forest 0 6 0     1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1974 NC State Wolfpack football team represented North Carolina State University during the 1974 NCAA Division I football season. The team's head coach was Lou Holtz. NC State has been a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) since the league's inception in 1953. The Wolfpack played its home games in 1974 at Carter Stadium in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 7 at Wake Forest No. 18 Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, North Carolina W 33–15  
September 14 Duke No. 16 Carter StadiumRaleigh, North Carolina W 35–21  
September 21 Clemson No. 15 Carter Stadium • Raleigh, North Carolina W 31–10  
September 28 at Syracuse* No. 13 Archbold StadiumSyracuse, New York W 28–22  
October 5 East Carolina* No. 8 Carter Stadium • Raleigh, North Carolina W 24–20  
October 12 at Virginia No. 11 Scott StadiumCharlottesville, Virginia W 22–21  
October 19 at North Carolina No. 10 Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, North Carolina L 14–33  
October 26 at No. 15 Maryland No. 17 Byrd StadiumCollege Park L 10–20  
November 2 South Carolina*dagger Carter Stadium • Raleigh, North Carolina W 42–27  
November 9 No. 7 Penn State* Carter Stadium • Raleigh, North Carolina W 12–7  
November 16 at Arizona State* No. 16 Sun Devil StadiumTempe, Arizona W 35–14  
December 23 vs. Houston* No. 13 Houston AstrodomeHouston (Astro-Bluebonnet Bowl) T 31–31  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

Source: [2]

Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Stan Fritts Running back 4 97 Cincinnati Bengals
Roland Hooks Running back 10 253 Buffalo Bills
Frank Haywood Defensive tackle 14 351 Cincinnati Bengals

Source: [3]

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